Dhading man dies of altitude sickness at Thorangla Pass

MANANG: A Nepali succumbed to altitude sickness at Ngisyang Rural Municipality-9 in Manang on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Hari Adhikari from Phulkharka of Ganga Jamuna Rural Municipality-5 in Dhading.

He suffered altitude sickness at an altitude of 5,416 meters on Thoranga Pass trekking route at Ngisyang.

Adhikari died on the spot, according to Manang’s Chief District Officer, Subas Kumar Lamichhane.

The body has been transported to Kathmandu via a helicopter.

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